We have met the enemy, and he is us. Larry Swedroe unpacks new research that suggests individuals do invest in successful factor-based strategies, but destroy returns through their poor trading behavior.
After reviewing a study on the composition of mutual fund portfolios, Larry Swedroe concludes investors cannot rely on an active fund’s name, or even its stated objective, when seeking exposure to factor characteristics.
Larry Swedroe unpacks a recent study investigating how mutual funds respond when investors call for climate responsibility and what it could mean for investors who express their social preferences through fund selection.
After unpacking new research into how expense ratios and turnover impact returns and their dispersion, Larry Swedroe explores how the study’s findings inform what we know about active mutual funds, active share, and volatility.
The benefits of a global equity allocation may diminish as markets integrate, but they haven’t just up and vanished. Larry Swedroe takes a multi-faceted look at the value of broad diversification, even in a flatter world.
Planning for a successful retirement is about much more than just an investment strategy to fund your desired lifestyle. Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan’s new book “Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement” takes it a step further and focuses on planning for a meaningful life in retirement.
There is clear evidence the political climate affects investors’ views of the economy and the stock market. Larry Swedroe encourages investors to separate political affiliations from investment decisions.
When faced with stock market volatility, it’s critical to take the long view. Larry Swedroe helps keep things in perspective with a look at why disciplined investors have been rewarded for their patience.
In a review of recent academic research into the currency carry trade, Larry Swedroe explores some of the fundamental and theoretically motivated sources of risk that drive its returns and help explain the premium.